Moscow Exchange (MOEX) has published its monthly trading volumes for January. The Russian markets operator registered a significant upward trend in the retail trading activities and overall demand.
Nearly 5 million individual brokerage accounts were opened on the platform during last month. The number of the total accounts reached 28.8 million.
The total trading volumes across the exchange’s markets reached RUB 87.2 trillion in January. The numbers were 36.5% higher compared to the same period last year.
FX Market trading volume stood at RUB 27 trillion in January 2022, increasing 18.2% on yearly basis. Spot trades came at RUB 10.0 trillion and swap trades and forwards totaling RUB 17.0 trillion. The average daily trading volume on the forex market was RUB 1.28 trillion, rising 6.9% YoY.